I.         Constituent Reports

A.    First-year dorms will be getting new electric appliances.

B.    Diversity Council Rep. Samm Vega requested that anyone who desires to help plan Whittier’s minority-group graduations contact her. She can be reached at dc@poets.whittier.edu or svega@poets.whittier.edu.

C.    Inter-Club Council is working on new forms to help clubs communicate with the school more effectively.

D.    Social Justice Coalition Rep. Eryn Wells updated the room on her progress with the Student Bill of Rights, which students have reached out to her about

E.     Sigma Tau Delta has been removed as a voting member of Media Council, but may still come to Media Council to request funding.

F.     Inter-Society Council will have their co-chair elections next week.

      II.         Committee Reports

A.    Program Board has just concluded Welcome Back Week, and will now put their energy towards Spring Fest.

B.    Whittfest concert tickets are now on sale, which can be purchased online or on campus through the Shannon Center box office.

C.    Many Committees have set their office hours for the semester, including Advocacy on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. in the Senate Office, Culinary on Tuesdays at 5:40 p.m. and Student Finance at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

     III.         Public Voice

A.    Many students enjoyed Program Board’s Color Me Mine Spring Welcome Back Week event in the Campus Courtyard.

   IV.         First Readings

A.    Whittier Tells Funnies requested $750 for an Upright Citizens Brigade Improv Workshop.

    V.         Daily Calendar Considerations

A.    The Sachsen Society’s Psych Circus was funded in the requested amount of $14,548.71.

B.    Psi Chi Honors Society’s Undergrad Research Conference was funded in the requested amount of $1,100.00.

C.    The Metaphonian Society’s Met Decent Block Party was funded in the requested amount of $6,555.00.

   VI.         Miscellaneous Business

A.    The Closed Meetings & Advisors By Law Amendment was read for the second time. The amendment currently changes the language of the By Laws to not include ASWC Senate Advisors implicitly as part of closed meetings, unless requested otherwise. The amendment also allows closed meeting for reasons other than personnel issues.

B.    The Voting & The Chair By Law Amendment was also read for the second time. The amendment removes the power of the chair of a meeting to choose which method of voting they prefer.

C.    Many students have expressed frustration with the date of Whittfest, which falls on one of the nights of the Spring musical, “Next to Normal”, and Physics Club’s Star Party.